Social Haptic Communication Method for supporting individuals with deafblindness

Able Australia invites you to a training session on ‘Social Haptic Communication Method for supporting individuals with deafblindness’.

Join Dennis Witcombe (Winston Churchill Fellow) and Carla Anderson (National Manager, Deafblind Services) for a unique training experience.

Social-Haptic Communication is an efficient and discrete way of giving social messages to a person who is vision impaired or deafblind. Using touch and symbols produced on the body, social haptic communication is an innovative way to assist deafblind people to experience and understand the world around them.

This training session will incorporate:

 Practical implementations

 Environmental mapping

 Benefits and results of Social-Haptic Communication

 Practical examples and opportunities to try it first-hand.

WHEN: Monday 17 September 2018,  6.00pm – 9.00pm
WHERE: Knapman House (RSB) 230 Pirie Street, Adelaide
COST: $60 $40 (student/concession)

For further details and registration see: SocHap Training -flyer 17 09 18